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Lavoisier in the Year One; the birth of a new science in an age of revolution (Great Discoveries series)
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Lavoisier in the Year One; the birth of a new science in an age of revolution (Great Discoveries series)

By Madison Smartt Bell

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2005. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 214 pages, black and maroon boards. A fine, clean, neat, hard cover edition with little shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$7.50

The Bride of Science: Romance, Reason, and Byron's Daughter [Ada Lovelace]
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The Bride of Science: Romance, Reason, and Byron's Daughter [Ada Lovelace]

By Benjamin Woolley

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill , 1999. First printing thus. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Octavo,8 7/8" tall, 416 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A near fine, clean, neat, large format paperback first edition with minimal shelf wear; binding tight, paper white with very slight soiling on the front endpaper.

$9.50

The Cosmic Dancers: Exploring the Science of Science Fiction

By Amit Goswami, Maggie Goswami; Kate Wilhelm (foreward)

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985. First edition thus. Paperback. Very good. Octavo, 9" tall, xi + 292 pages, stiff wraps. A very good clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

Understanding Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction to the abstract formalism and the basic ideas of quantum mechanics. [with pen marks]

By Gordon Troup

London, England: Methuen & Co, 1968. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Very Good -. Octavo, 8" tall, ix + 86 pages, stiff wraps. A very good minus over all, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, but cover lightly soiled paper cream white, BUT annotations by the previous owner in red pen scattered throughout and binding sprung from bending, though still secure.

$9.50

Miss Leavitt's Stars: the Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe (Great Discoveries series)
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Miss Leavitt's Stars: the Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe (Great Discoveries series)

By George Johnson

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2005. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 162 pages, black and brown boards. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover dition with little shelf wear BUT, bottom of the spine has been mashed by inproper storage (does not affect reading); hinges and binding otherwise tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket with the original price.

$7.50

Burnham's Celestial Handbook, (in three volumes complete), An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Volume One: Andromeda-Cetus; Volume Two: Chamaeleon through Orion; Volume Three: Pavo through Vulpecula.

By Burnham, Robert Jr

New York, New York: Dover Publications, 1978. Revised edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/very good. 3 vols complete. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 2138 pages, black cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover set with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In very good, lightly edge worn dust jackets with original prices.

$38.00

Handbook of Natural Philosophy for School and Home Use

By W. J. Rolfe and J. A. Gillet

New York, New York: Woolworth, Ainsworth, 1869. Fourth edition, revised. Decorative Cloth. Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, frontispiece (4 color with tissue guard) + viii + 328 pages with black and white intertextual illustration + 3 contour map plates (two color). A good original copy over all with significant exterior shelf wear, cloth edge worn and lightly soiled with fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, and evidence of minor dampstaining; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed BUT front free endpaper torn out and a previous owner's penciled notes on endpapers and fly leafs, light foxing stains to title page and some margins, a few scattered pencil marks and use stains throughout.

$12.50

Hustlers, Beats, and Others

By Ned Polsky

Garden City, New York: Doubleday/Anchor Books, 1969. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. First published by Aldine in 1967. Duodecimo 7" tall, xiii + 220 pages + ads, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, generally clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear and exterior soiling, hinges and binding tight, paper white, with penned name on the front inside cover and light foxing to the fore-edge. As is, a nice reading copy.

$4.50

Introductory Quantum Mechanics.

By Richard L. Liboff

Reading, Massachusetts: Addison Wesley , 1989. Ninth printing. Hardcover. Very good. Originally published in 1980 by Holden-Day. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xv + 653 pages, gray illustrated boards. A very, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, but paper lightly yellowed.

$19.00

The Search for Life on Mars: the evolution of an idea

By Henry S. F. Cooper, Jr.

New York, New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 254 pages, black boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, lmoderately worn dust jacket, with the rear panel torn and creased, and with the original price present.

$9.50

Lady Luck: the theory of probability (Anchor S 30)

By Warren Weaver

New York, New York: Anchor Books / Doubleday, 1963. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. Duodecimo, 7" tall, xvi + 392 pages, illustrated wraps. A very good original soft cover copy overall, with moderate shelf wear but soiling to the back panel; internal binding solid, paper cream white.

$4.50

Chemical Machinery: an elementary treatise on equipment for the process indusries

By Emil Raymond Riegel

New York, New York: Reinhold Publishing, 1947. Second printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, ix + 583 pages, green cloth. A very good, clean sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear over all, some slight fraying to the back strip; interior very good, clean, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with a touch of foing to the endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Out-of-Doors: Pathways in Science

By Gerald S. Craig and Sara E. Baldwin

Boston, Massachusetts: Ginn and Company, 1932. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, v + 269 pages with intertextual illustration throughout, blue titles and orange cloth. A very good, clean, neat sturdy hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear, light exterior soiling, rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. "Complimentay Professional Copy" printed on the cover

$9.50

Mushroom Growing ; Bulletin no. 34

By Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

London, England: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1960. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, 66 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover pamphlet with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling; binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

The Next Fifty Years In Space

By Patrick Moore

New York, New York: Taplinger Publishing , 1978. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 144 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A near fine, clean, neat large paperback edition with little shelf wear and light exterior soiling; binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$19.00

Through Space and (&) Time. (Based on the Royal Institution Lectures, Christmas 1933

By James Jeans

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1935. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/good. Octavo 9 1/4" tall, xiv + 224 pages + 45 plates, blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white, but light foxing to the endpaper gutters and margins and with a previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper. In a good dust jacket with chipping to the back strip fold edges.

$9.50

Natural Philosophy [Physics] for Common and High Schools (revised edition with additions)

By Le Roy C. Cooley

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1882. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good -. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 246 pages with intertextual Illustration throughout, gilt spine titles on brown embossed cloth. A very good minus, moderately worn original hard cover edition over all, BUT cover cloth foxed (likely exposure to moisture but not dampstained); internal binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with a previous owner's name on the endpaper and flyleaf, and light foxing to the endpapers.

$9.50

The Solar System and Its Strange Objects (Earth and Its Inhabitants series: readings from American Scientist)

By Brian J. Skinner (editor)

Los Altos, California: William Kaufmann, 1973. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Quarto, 10 3/4" tall, 193 pages, illustrated stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; binding solid, paper white.

$9.50

Pioneer Settlkement: Cooperative Studies by Twenty-Six Authors (American Geographical Society, Special Publication no. 14)

By W. L. G. Joerg (editor); W. A. Mackintosh, R. W. Murchie, Chester Martin, D. A. McArthur, D. A. MacGibbon, C. A. Dawson, C. C. Georgeson, O. E. Baker, Raye R. Platt, W. L. Shurz, Wellington D. Jones, John H. Wellington, C. T. Loram, Ethel Tawse Jollie, H.

New York, New York: American Geographical Society , 1932. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Quarto. 10 1/4" tall, ii + 473 pages, cloth. A good plus sturdy hard cover with moderate shelf wear, and soiling to the exterior cloth, fraying to the top and bottom edges of the spine cloth, hinges and binding solid, interior clean, paper slightly yellowed.

$16.50

Eastern and Central North America: Birding by Ear: a guide to Bird-Song idendtification (Peterson Field Guide series #38). (Booklet plus three audio cassett tapes  in clamshell case)
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Eastern and Central North America: Birding by Ear: a guide to Bird-Song idendtification (Peterson Field Guide series #38). (Booklet plus three audio cassett tapes in clamshell case)

By Richard K. Walton & Robert W. Lawson; Roger Tory Peterson (editor) John Sill (illustration)

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine . Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, with pamphlet 7 1/2" tall, 64 pages (with intertextual B&Willustration), wire saddle stich + three audio cassett tapes, green plastic clam shell case. A near fine, clean, neat lightly used set; case clean and lightly worn.

$9.50

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